Re: 2 Wireless Cards on one laptop
- From: "Quaoar" <quaoar@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2005 20:17:39 -0600
Derek Broughton wrote:
> Quaoar wrote:
>> youthminman@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
>>> Can I have 2 wireless cards installed on my comp and use them to
>>> access two different wireless networks at the same time?
>>> I use a wireless network at my office but it does'nt have internet.
>>> I want to connect to a local wireless provider for internet. But
>>> each time I need to do that, I have to change my wireless network
>>> My Dell 700M has Intel Pro/Wireless 2200BG and I have installed a
>>> DWL-G630 wireless card. I haven't been able to get the DLink to
>>> receive a signal at all, although it is installed correctly. The
>>> Intel works just the way it always have- just fine.
>>> Can I use two on one comp? If so, any ideas how?
>> The only problem with two PC-Cards is that the antenna sections
>> preclude adding a second card to a two-card slot. You will have to
>> use an USB wireless for the second connection.
> No, because the IW2200 is internal (mini-PCI), so it can work, but
> then there's routing issues. It should be possible - specifics would
> need us to know what OS you use. What happens if you shut off the
> internal transmitter (fn-F2 on my inspiron - I would expect yours to
> have a similar key), then insert the D-Link? If you still can't get
> a signal, you have a problem with your card.
Had another brain fart - you specifically stated the mini-PCI card.
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